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Bernanke on the Fed’s Next Move

When it comes to anticipating Federal Reserve policy, there’s no better place to turn than former Fed Chair Ben Bernanke. No longer bound by an office, Mr. Bernanke is now free to write about monetary policy as an outsider. In a recent two-part post, the former Fed Chair took some time to explain what tools the Fed has left, and ...

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Oil And Seaports Business In Nigeria

A 2014 report on the performance of the Nigerian ports has shown that over 30 per cent of seaport business by Nigerians is on vehicles and petrol importation in the first half of the year. The report also showed that Nigerians imported over 154,800 cars and over 10 million metric tonnes of petrol in six months. The report, which was ...

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Expected Impact Of FDI In Retail

The Union Cabinet has approved 51% FDI in multi-brand retail and raised the cap on FDI in single-brand retail from 51% to 100%. Partner & National Leader – Retail & Consumer Products, Pinakiranjan Mishra, and Partner – Tax, Paresh Parekh, share their views on this development. Growth of the Retail sector in India – Improvement in Retail capability building About ...

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SME – Great Opportunity

India has got tremendous scope for investors and entrepreneurs as far as business opportunities are concerned. Especially, India has always been in the limelight in terms of SME business. By SME business, we mean small and medium enterprises that maintain revenues or a number of employees below a certain standard. Every country has its own definition of what is considered ...

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Indo Israeli Trade And Commerce – A Breakthrough

Amar Nararen Ever since India formally recognized and established full diplomatic relations with Israel in 1992, trade and commerce between the two nation states has tended to rise. But with the thrust given by the Modi government, things are really looking up, with trade up to $4.5 billions in 2015. A significant proportion of this commerce is defence related. Israel ...

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India Canada Trade – Much Scope Left

Amaar Nararen   According to the recent figures on India’s foreign trade partners, Canada accounts for 1.2% of India’s total exports and 0.9% of imports. Indian exports to Canada have increased from C$ 280 million in 1992 to C$ 1326 million in 2003 (January to November): a five-fold increase. Canadian exports to India have marginally increased from C$ 529 million ...

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SME’s Need to Adopt Innovative Approach in Their Operations.

by Amar Nararen   Indian Small and Medium Enterprises (SME) sector has emerged as a highly vibrant and dynamic sector of the Indian economy over the last five decades. SMEs not only play a crucial role in providing large employment opportunities at comparatively lower capital cost than large industries but also help in industrialization of rural areas. SMEs are complementary ...

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Easy Credit and Tech Up-gradation to Promote Coir Sector: Pranab Mukherjee

In a recent gathering for the inauguration of Diamond Jubilee Celebration of the Coir Board, President Mukherjee, emphasized on the need to ensure easier access to credit and modern technology, to boost the coir industry.  He said to address the crowd: “I would be keen to see the industry become self-reliant in terms of raw material procurement; and I would ...

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Japan keen to invest in Infrastructure in North East

Just when our relationship with China began to take a sour turn at the borders, Japan has expressed their willingness to invest majorly in building roads and infrastructure in India’s landlocked northeast, including in Arunachal Pradesh that Beijing considers part of its territory. During his latest visit to New Delhi, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo and Indian PM, Dr. Manmohan Singh ...

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Communication Tech’s and Info Essential for SME Growth

In the present competitive world era of manufacturing, industry application of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) is indispensible. The reason for which the developed nations achieved faster growth in the Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) is mainly because they adopted ICt much before developing nations. Principal Secretary of Information and Technology department, Jharkhand N. N Sinha opined these, while delivering ...

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